'Reine des Violettes' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Reine des Violettes
Violet, lighter center. Strong fragrance. 50 to 75 petals. Average diameter 4.25". Very large, very full (41+ petals), cupped, quartered, reflexed bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 4' to 8' (120 to 245 cm). Width of 3' to 6' (90 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Shade tolerant. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Feed this rose well. Requires good cultivation if it is to perform its best.
Meg Peterson says this rose will do well in a partially shaded location.
It is thornless.